Senior Analyst-IT Systems

Job Location:

Arkansas

General Purpose and Scope

Perform highly complex LAN/WAN (Local Area Network and Wide Area Network) projects involving the design, analysis, maintenance, and implementation of LAN/WAN equipment and networks and perform system administration of microcomputers, specifically on Microsoft operating systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administration of Windows servers which includes installation, testing, tuning, upgrading and loading patches, troubleshooting both physical and virtual server issues.
  • Creating, cloning Window Virtual Machines, templates using VMware
  • Adding SAN using multipath and creating physical volumes, volume groups, logical volumes.
  • Involved in applying patches; installing patch bundles on Windows installations and other server management.
  • Performed automated installations of operating system using GPO’s.
  • Managing systems routine backup, scheduling jobs , enabling system logging, network logging of servers for maintenance, performance tuning, testing.
  • Planning and implementing system upgrades including hardware, operating system and periodical patch upgrades.
  • Configuration of network equipment for newly built Window servers.
  • Active Directory  configuration and administration.
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting with performance related issues
  • Managing disk file systems, server performance, user creation and granting file access and group permissions.
  • Design, analyze, maintain and implement LAN/WAN equipment and networks; work on all LAN/WAN installation projects; develop technical policies and procedures regarding LAN/WAN activities.
  • Meet with customer representatives to coordinate LAN/WAN installations, and train administrators as needed per project.
  • Coordinate assigned service requests to meet requesting department dates within established department standards.
  • Responsible for system administration of the LAN/WAN environment as well as microcomputers.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, technical information with a wide variety of individuals and groups.
  • Design, analyze and implement LAN/WAN equipment; design cost effective system configuration that meet the users' needs.
  • Administer and maintain the Windows environment
  • Maintain and set-up servers
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with end users, vendors, and managers.
  • Identify and resolve hardware and software problems.
  • Define user needs and recommend alternatives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years professional level experience; or 7 years professional level related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience
  • Knowledge of Windows operating system; specifically 2008 and 2012 server
  • Knowledge of teleprocessing and telecommunications architecture
  • Knowledge of local area network concepts and fundamentals
  • Knowledge of micro/mini/mainframe computer operating systems
  • Knowledge of hardware and software installation, testing, and operation
  • Strong problem-solving & analytical skills
  • Travel required – US and International

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Three of more years’ experience in a large local area network environment designing and analyzing network systems